Local News

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lauren Johnson has been hired as the U.S. 422 Corridor Redevelopment Plan project manager, the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber announced Monday. The 422 Corridor plan represents a multi-faceted approach to improving the visual, economic and community impact of the corridor straddling Trumbull and Mahoning counties and the cities of Girard and Youngstown.  In […]

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council will consider at its meeting Wednesday allocating up to $500,000 in wastewater funds for asbestos abatement and demolition of six of the structures on the sites of the former “Wick Six” dealerships. Last month the city’s Board of Control contracted with MS Consultants Inc., Youngstown, to perform Phase I and […]

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With a little more than six weeks remaining in its annual campaign, the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley received a push forward Monday when the Home Savings Charitable Foundation donated $33,000. The goal of the campaign, which ends Dec. 31, is $2.6 million. With the Home Savings’ gift, about […]

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – J. David Hughes, a fellow at the Post Carbon Institutes, will speak Wednesday night at Youngstown State University on “Shale Gas Reality Check: Revisiting the U.S. Department of Energy Play-by-Play Forecasts through 2040 from Annual Energy Outlook 2015.” Hughes comes to YSU at the invitation of Ray Biersdorfer, professor of geological and […]

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New business filings in Ohio are ahead of 2014 year to date, despite October’s filings being down from a year ago, reports the office of Secretary of State Jon Husted. During October 7,838 new entities filed to do business in Ohio, down from 8,300 that filed in October 2014. Year-to-date, 83,215 new […]

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The Ferro Louthan Building, 2000 Harvey Ave., put on the market Nov. 4 with an asking price of $500,000, has drawn considerable interest, Brian Kennedy informed the Columbiana County Port Authority Monday. Kennedy, chairman of the port authority real estate/buildings committee, told the CCPA board that he is encouraged by real […]

Monday, November 16, 2015

SHARON, Pa. – Quaker Steak & Lube announced late Monday that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization that includes a $25 million asset purchase agreement with TravelCenters of America. The acquisition deal is subject to court approval following a court-supervised auction during which the Travel Centers agreement would be subject to higher bids. […]

Monday, November 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio Ellen and Jim Tressel have made a $1 million pledge to Youngstown State University to help expand student employment opportunities on campus. The gift will create the Ellen and Jim Tressel Student Work Opportunity Endowment Fund. Tressel, president of YSU, and Mrs. Tressel, a YSU alumna, announced the gift Monday afternoon at a […]

Monday, November 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youth and social media will be the focus of the latest installment of the Now You Know series, presented by Meridian HealthCare and the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. The featured speaker is Angie Cameron, manager of Meridian HealthCare’s youth and young adult programs. A dually licensed counselor and school […]

Monday, November 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business, the Monus Entrepreneurship Center and the Youngstown Business Incubator will mark Global Entrepreneurship Week with a series of events beginning today and concluding Friday with an elevator pitch competition. This afternoon, during a panel in Williamson Hall, YBI entrepreneurs Elijah Stambaugh, Jim D’Andrea, Brian Alls […]

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